Connections with Mike Thom and Colleen Houde

One armed, but not unarmed

14:13 | Feb 6, 2020

Episodes Notes

Suzan Nguyen couldn't move her body. Couldn't open her mouth. Couldn't even blink her eyes to signal to those standing over her. She could hear the sirens. See the flashing lights. But she felt nothing.

In the end, she would awake from her nightmare without her right arm, which had been severed above the elbow in a car accident. The trauma of the event proved life-altering for Nguyen, who was 22 at the time. She went on to make a series of bad decisions that affected herself, her family and her friends in ways she regretted for years to come.

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